• Special Education Teacher

    Job Locations US-WI-Oconomowoc
    Job Type
    Advertised Salary
    Salary is based on experience
    Genesee Lake School
  • Overview

    Genesee Lake School (which is 100% employee owned!) is seeking a Cross Categorical Special Education Teacher for children and young adults with autism, neurological, emotional and/or developmental disabilities in a therapeutic school environment. We have received the National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) award for three consecutive years. Our 160-acre campus in the countryside near Oconomowoc provides an ideal setting for our students to learn, develop and achieve their potential. Join our team and become an important person in the lives of our students!


    • Provides individualized education and engages students in active learning
    • Facilitates IEP meetings and serves as case manager of the IEP for students under his/her direct charge
    • Updates Progress Reports in accordance with the trimester marking period
    • Ensures that classroom environment and activities are conducive to students' development of independence, competence, and sense of self-worth
    • Incorporates thematic teaching units in the curriculum
    • Assigns and supervises specific teaching and classroom tasks to Instructional Aides and ESPs/DSPs
    • Collaborates with various departments and programs to discuss implementing treatment plans within the academic setting
    • Uses Agency-approved treatment techniques in supervising and educating students
    • Demonstrates flexibility in meeting changing student needs
    • Ability to instruct utilizing a workshop approach, incorporating elements of direct instruction, independent work time, learning games, etc.
    • Teaches in a classroom with an average of 7 to 12 students


    Wage & Benefit Information

    • Wage is based on experience
    • All full-time employees of Genesee Lake School are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package including: Paid Training, Health Insurance, Vision Insurance, Dental Insurance, Short-Term Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, HRA, FSA, Paid Time Off, 401(k), Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Education Assistance, Employee Assistance Program, Student Loan Pay-Down Program, free meals, and corporate discounts.
    • Special Education Teachers at Genesee Lake School may qualify for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness




    • 21 years of age or older
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
    • Certified by the State of Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction in the special education fields of Cross Categorical, EBD, LD, CD, or related field 
    • Certified for the academic level of functioning and classes taught
    • Experience in working with students with autism, emotional disabilities, or intellectual disabilities is preferred
    • Demonstrates an ability to exercise good judgment and effectively solve problems
    • Remains calm under pressure and maintains self-composure/self-control
    • Effective working alone and as a member of a team


    We are an equal opportunity employer.  Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.




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